Cowlishaw: Weak division keeping Jason Garrett employed

Cowlishaw: Weak division keeping Jason Garrett employed

Any other division in the NFL, Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett would’ve been fired already, muses the Dallas Morning News’ Tom Cowlishaw. With a 40-40 record in five seasons with Dallas, Garrett deserves neither to be let go or to be considered a top 5 coach, all in part due to the NFL East being the […]

Craig: Everson Griffen is at the top of that mountain

Craig: Everson Griffen is at the top of that mountain

According to Mark Craig of the Star-Tribune, defensive end Everson Griffen has been the star of training camp so far, and look to be a force heading into the preseason. The Star-Tribune writes: ‘Easy. A lot of guys look good to great, but defensive end Everson Griffen is at the top of that mountain. The […]

Sean Payton: New touchback rule will have opposite effect

Sean Payton: New touchback rule will have opposite effect

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton is quite sure the NFL’s decision to move touchbacks after kickoffs to the 25-yard line will reduce the amount of returns, thus reduce injuries. He thinks it will have the opposite effect – more kick returns. “I think — this is me — the rule change is actually going to […]

College coach: Jimmy Garoppolo is Marino-esq

College coach: Jimmy Garoppolo is Marino-esq

The New England Patriots will rest their hope for the first four games on unproven quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (A 2-2 record would be my worst [and best] case scenario), but in the mind of his former college coach Dino Babers (now at Syracuse), Jimmy’s got this. Babers, who coached Garoppolo during his junior and senior years at Eastern Illinois, heaped praise […]